Misconstrued.

They speak of love like a force, An entity of its own, Enveloping mere mortals. Possessing them, Taking over in ways that failed to appeal to me, And I believed. But this, This is nothing like I envisioned. This is soothing, Like cool breeze on a warm summer’s night. Calming, Like a drag of Mary …

I’m Laughing Now.

I can't help but laugh At those who ridiculed the person that I was And the woman that I had grown to become Who tried to change me Cut and paste traits unique to me Like I was just words on a piece of paper waiting to be edited, reviewed and approved by individuals who …